Appeals Court Upholds Most of HB2, Texas' Terrible Anti-Abortion Law

In a sweeping and fairly disastrous opinion for reproductive health in Texas, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld nearly every part of HB 2, an extremely restrictive law that could make safe, legal abortion access virtually impossible in the state. All but eight abortion clinics… »6/09/15 5:10pm6/09/15 5:10pm

Threats Against Abortion Providers Have Doubled Since 2010

A new report by the Feminist Majority Foundation has found that the number of threats against abortion providers has roughly doubled since 2010. While incidents of severe violence have slightly decreased, doctors at abortion clinics nationwide reported more intimidation in 2014 — flyers with their personal information… »1/29/15 10:30pm1/29/15 10:30pm

​How San Francisco Is Protecting Abortion Clinics from Harassment

In June, the Supreme Court's striking down of Massachusetts's abortion clinic buffer zone law put various clinics in the country and the lawmakers who intended to protect these clinics somewhere between complete limbo and a tizzy. But San Francisco lawmakers and police are working together to find a balance that… »9/06/14 5:15pm9/06/14 5:15pm

Happy 'Conservative Dudes Shit On Your Rights Day,' Ladies!

To be completely fair, every day is Conservative Dudes Shit On Your Rights Day if you look at things from the right (pun intended) angle. But even in the current anti-letting women mind their own bodies climate, today was special. Isn't it nice to know that some old guys in Washington who you'll never meet care so… »1/15/14 2:10pm1/15/14 2:10pm

Pointless New Regulations Could Force Most of Virginia's Abortion Clinics to Close

Hey, happy Global Safe Abortion day, ya unoccupied babycaves! Now that you've celebrated, here's some news to take the spring out of your step and put your head back firmly, and repeatedly on your desk: thanks to some good old fashioned coercion from Virginia's Attorney General, the state has just enacted asinine new… »9/28/12 4:00pm9/28/12 4:00pm

Panic-Stricken Kim Basinger's Maybe Not-So-Healthy Heart

  • A recent study suggests that women who suffer from panic/anxiety attacks [That would be me! -Ed.] have a higher chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke later in life. [USA Today]
  • Can consensual sex become rape midway during the act? A Maryland court is trying to determine that in the case of a 18-year old woman…
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